The City of Stockholm is to pay 35,000 kronor ($4,500) in compensation to a woman who was forced to leave a municipal training course for wearing a long headscarf.
A father and son were fortunate to escape with only minor injuries on Midsummer Eve when a speedboat sliced their small craft in two off the coast of Gothenburg.
A mountain biker from the small town of Schwiegershausen in Lower Saxony, who lay injured in woods for four nights, was found alive by police on Saturday.
Germany will not deliver the financial aid to help developing countries deal with climate change it promised at the Copenhagen climate summit last December, media reports say.
Sweden is set for a welcome spell of hot weather as holiday season kicks in for many over the Midsummer weekend.
The quick recovery in Germany's car industry has inspired the country's biggest metal-worker's union IG Metall to put more pressure on company managers.
Summit talks between G8 leaders reached "a lot of mutual understanding" on how to sustain the global economy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday.
German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger has called on IT giant Apple to make clear what personal data it is keeping about its customers, for how long, and what for.
Police in many parts of Sweden were fully occupied on Midsummer Eve dealing with everything from drunken fights to half naked men driving a lawnmower on the motorway.
Police have issued a nationwide alert after four men attempted to blast their way in to a secure cash depot in Växjö in southern Sweden on Friday evening.
The leaders of Britain and Germany may put aside historic rivalries and watch the crunch World Cup football match between England and Germany together at a G8 summit in Toronto, Canada, they said Friday.